Architectural Approval Forms
Our community is one of extraordinary natural beauty and serenity. Whether you are considering a new build or architectural/landscaping improvements to an existing home, we look forward to working with you. The Architectural Committee works closely with the Board of Directors (the “Board”) to preserve and enhance the beauty and value of our community and to welcome owners, builders, and realtors to promote a positive and cooperative building experience pursuant to the Architectural Guidelines.
In accordance with the “By-Laws” of the Homes at Deep Creek Highlands POA, the Articles of Incorporation, the Declaration CC&Rs, the Architectural Guidelines (“Guidelines”), the Rules and Regulation with Schedules of Fines, the Architectural Committee (“AC”) is responsible for approving all plans, specifications, site plans and improvements before the commencement of any construction within the POA. The Guidelines regulate the AC’s actions regarding construction and exterior improvements in the Deep Creek Highlands POA Subdivision (“Subdivision”). The Guidelines govern the design and construction of all homes, as well as the design and construction of all exterior improvements, in all Subdivision areas. The POA will enforce the Guidelines to the maximum extent necessary to advance the interests of the POA.  Before submitting plans  to build a new home review the Architectural Guidelines for Approval to Build a New Home. 
Below are the links to the Architectural Ticket System to request approval:
Building A New Home 
Existing Homes (includes tree removal)
Overlook Villas (Included tree removal) 
Building an Overlook Cabin- No trees permitted to be removed
If violations occur during the building process and the Association needs to seek legal advice and pursue legally, the association's attorney fees, and court costs will be the responsibility of the lot owner if it is determined that the lot owner is in violation.
BEFORE making any changes to the exterior of your home/townhouse or your property please submit an Architectural Approval for  Existing Home or Overlook Villa Townhouse. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Painting Overlook Villas 
  • Painting Homes and Cabins in Gated Area 
  • Roofing
  • Landscaping
  • Tree removal
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Paving
  • Building Additions
Adding any structure- i.e. shed, fire pit, pathway, fence, trailer, wall,etc. 
BEFORE making any changes to your property, specifically, cutting and removing trees, you must obtain ARCHITECTURAL APPROVAL for your new home by submitting an Architectural Approval Form. If trees are cut prior to approval, the property owner will be subjected to the violation of Article 8- Restrictions on Lots, Section 8.2 Cutting Of Trees in the Deep Creek Highlands Property Owners Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restriction. Fine $1000/tree.